Is Facebook Committing Massive Fraud? Are Half Its Accounts Fake?

By Aaron Greenspan, Plainsite.org -

On paper, Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is one of the most successful companies in history. With a market capitalization that peaked at over $600 billion, Facebook has been the envy of blue chip [...]

Exxon Loses Bid To Keep Auditor Files Secret In Investigation

By David Hasemyer, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By David Hasemyer for Inside Climate News - Brushing aside objections by ExxonMobil, New York's highest court has opened the door for state officials to demand that the oil giant's outside [...]

The Fraud & Theft Of Public Private Partnerships

By Gabrielle Gurley, www.prospect.org -

By Gabrielle Gurley for The American Prospect - Public-private partnerships may indeed provide the dollars that fearful politicians are unable to pry from the pockets of their tax-averse [...]

Employees Held Protests Outside Wells Fargo Years Ago On Fraud

By Staff, www.rt.com -

By Staff of RT - Calling into question why Wells Fargo was only recently fined $185 million for fraudulently opening more than 2 million accounts, the US Senate is now hearing reports that [...]

Wells Fargo Fined $185M For Fake Accounts; 5,300 Were Fired

By Kevin McCoy, www.usatoday.com/ -

By Kevin McCoy for USA Today - Wells Fargo Bank, one of the nation's largest banks, has been hit with $185 million in civil penalties for secretly opening millions of unauthorized deposit and [...]

Fear Of Hackable Elections Show Need For Paper Ballots

By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman, www.readersupportednews.org -

By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman for Reader Supported News - Finally, the major for-profit media is approaching consensus that it’s easy to hack U.S. political elections. Even candidates [...]

Investigation Of Exxon Draws Attention Of 18 Attorneys General

By David Hasemyer And Sabrina Shankman, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By David Hasemyer And Sabrina Shankman for Inside Climate News - A new coalition of state attorneys general gave vocal notice to fossil fuel companies on Tuesday that obfuscating the realities of [...]

Revoke ExxonMobil’s Corporate Charter

By Marjorie Cohn, www.truth-out.org -

By Marjorie Cohn for Truthout - More than 50,000 people from around the world came together in Paris in December 2015 to address the single biggest threat to the survival of the natural world - [...]

Bank Crimes Pay: Under The Thumb Of Global Financial Mafiocracy

By Andrew Gavin Marshall, www.occupy.com -

By Andrew Gavin Marshall for Occupy - On Nov. 13, the United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced it was charging 10 individual bankers, working for two separate banks, Deutsche Bank [...]

HSBC Accused Of Fraud, Money Laundering, Forming Criminal Org

By Raf Casert, www.huffingtonpost.ca -

A Belgian investigating judge has charged a Swiss private banking branch of HSBC with massive organized fiscal fraud, money laundering and forming a criminal organization to the benefit of over [...]

States Ditch Electronic Voting Machines

By Cory Bennett, www.thehill.com -

States have abandoned electronic voting machines in droves, ensuring that most voters will be casting their ballots by hand on Election Day. With many electronic voting machines more than a [...]

Computerized Voting, Unseen Threat To Democracy

By Victoria Collier, www.truth-out.org -

Our article in Truthout last week, Top Ten Epic Reasons Why You Should Give a Sh*t About Voting, elicited quite a few comments from readers voicing concern that ballots may not be correctly or [...]

New Election Scandal Cuts Millions of Voters from the Rolls

By Redacted Tonight, www.facebook.com/redactedtonight -

Just when it seemed like our voting system couldn’t be any more corrupt, it rises to the challenge. Millions of Americans are unable to vote in these Midterm Elections because they’re being [...]

JP Morgan Chase Sued For Debt Fraud

By Chris Cumming, americanbanker.com -

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) pressured customers to repay debts they did not owe, sold collections agencies rights to credit card accounts that had been extinguished in bankruptcy and tolerated frequent [...]

How Highly Paid CEOs Rip Off Their Companies And Public

By Sarah Anderson, www.alternet.org -

Heimbold’s story is actually not that uncommon. In a report I co-authored at the Institute for Policy Studies, we analyzed 18 extremely highly paid CEOs who led companies that had to shell out [...]